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By David L. Farebrother

The 12 months is 1519. Hernán Cortés has been commissioned by means of Governor Diego Velazquez to enquire rumors of local civilizations and wealthy lands mendacity a long way to the west, past the islands of the Indies. Cortés leaves los angeles Trinidad, Cuba, with 11 ships and six hundred males less than hands. He reveals a harbor at the coast of Cozumel and there learns of a few shipwrecked Spaniards being held prisoners via the Maya at the mainland. one among them is Geronimo Aguilar, who has been stranded for 8 years, a slave of a Mayan cacique. Cortés ransoms Aguilar and forces him to function translator on his quest, which finally takes them to Tenochtitlan, the capital of the strong and mysterious Aztec Empire. Aguilar is still precise to his religion during the tumultuous trek into the unknown territory regardless of the barbaric cruelties of either the Spanish Conquistadores and Mexica overlords.

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